Things You Should Eat To Beat This Summer Season

In India, summers are very hot especially in northern parts of the country. It is very important to take proper diet in summers to keep the body cool and keep diseases like dehydration, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. at bay. However, foods that seem like chill choices may have the opposite effect. According to traditional Chinese medicine, there exist “warming foods” and “cooling foods.” "It is said that the cooling foods help to clear heat and toxins from the body, whereas the warming foods increase circulation and vital energy,” explains Kerry Bajaj, a certified health coach at Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City. Reach for the following eight foods this summer for some sweet, healthy relief.

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This post suggests food, fruits, Veggies & Things You Should Eat To Beat This Summer Season. So include these mentioned items in your daily diet and beat the Indian summer season in a great deal. 

1. Aam Panna is a drink made in almost every home in India during summers. Mango Chutneys, murabba's and pickles complement the Indian food fabulously.

2. Watermelon and litchis contain high levels of water, Hence they should be consumed in bulks. Watermelon is 91% water by weight and litchi is 80 % water. You can find watermelon and litchi vendors at almost every nook and corner in India. 

3. Coconut water is a super drink. It has the same electrolyte concentration as in our blood, and so it gets absorbed very fast. It contains a lot of beneficial vitamins and minerals. It helps in weight loss and also in maintaining a healthy metabolism.

4. Amla is also of the great source in the summer season, don't go by its bitter taste, as Amla has sweet benefits for your body. Rich with Vitamin C, amla's can be a great help to combat the harsh summer sun.

5. Strawberries consists of 92% water content and essential properties like antioxidants, no wonder strawberries and blueberries and raspberries are relished food items across the globe. Hydrating and juicy, strawberries are a favoured lot amongst all berries and popular as an ingredient in ice-creams, juices, milkshakes and fruit salads.

6. Grapes are also great as a refreshing summer snack. Great for people who want to shed some extra kilos, grapes are simple great as salads, evening snack or toppings over frozen yogurt. Its antioxidant and anti- inflammatory properties also help in fighting type 2 diabetes.

I started this restaurant review food blog simply as a way for me to categorize and keep my personal retraurant trips in one easily accessible place and to encourage my hobby of writing and blogging. Digital Marketing specialist and Social Media Influencer, Sumit Sharma has a diverse background in Engineering and advertising, working at Digital Ad agencies and IT Companies. Contributor at TheCultureTrip and DigitalDefynd. Follow Sumit Sharma on Twitter @DigitalSumit.


  1. Agree..all these things are great to beat the heat!

  2. Lovely post Sumit. I am going to stock all these up for the coming heaty months ! Thanks.

  3. Even Indian Ayurveda speaking of the hot and cold qualities of food and has also classified body types by their hotness or coldness... Nice list- very handy for summer months.

  4. This is going to come handy for me... I stay in the Middle East. And I work outside.
    We gotta drink a lot of fluids or we are screwed.